Highway Trust Fund

Congress eyes replacing excise tax with diesel tax

Jill Dunn | April 04, 2012

The 12 percent tax on new truck purchases could be replaced with a diesel tax increase of 6.4 cents per gallon.

House GOP seeks to pass transportation bill by Dec. 31

| November 18, 2011

Bill links funding from energy production with highway infrastructure.

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Overdrive Staff | September 01, 2011

New regulations will increase truck cost, owner-operator pay expected to rise, natural gas trucks catching on and other industry news items are featured.

Federal fuel taxes to expire

| August 08, 2011

Federal taxes on diesel fuel, truck tires, heavy equipment and heavy-vehicle road use are set to expire Sept. 30 unless Congress acts.

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Overdrive Staff | August 05, 2011

Driver data could go public, U.S. and Mexico sign trucking deal, broker regulatory bill reintroduced and other industry news items are featured.

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Overdrive Staff | May 01, 2011

A cross-border plan is detailed, a Navy vet is named Back on the Road winner, owner-operator is named Goodyear Highway Hero, Trucker Buddy recognizes pen pals and more industry news items are featured.

Groups oppose diverting highway funds

Jill Dunn | April 11, 2011

OOIDA testified against proposal to shift Highway Trust Fund dollars to non-highway transportation projects.

New Cross-Border Plan

Jill Dunn | April 01, 2011

First Mexican trucks expected this year under plan with extra safety measures.

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